Nokia at MWC 2011

Published by David Gilson at 12:00 UTC, February 1st 2011

In just two weeks, Mobile World Congress 2011 will be kicking off in Barcelona. Nokia will be there and has just announced details of its talks, exhibitions and press briefings. On each day of MWC someone from Nokia will be speaking, including new CEO Stephen Elop and Mary McDowell. Nokia will have three exhibition stands, for NavTeq, Qt and Nokia Siemens Networks. Nokia will also be hosting a developer day at the AppPlanet event. Finally, Nokia will be showing off its deveice portfolio and Ovi services at the Pepcom Mobile Focus event.

Nokia at MWC

Nokia is holding a press event on Sunday February 13th (18:30 CET, 17:30 GMT) at which a number of announcements are likely to be made.

Nokia will not have a full scale presence (product demo stand) inside the MWC venue. However Qt (Hall 1 Stand 1E44), Navteq (Hall 1, Stand 8B110) and Nokia Siemens Networks (Hall 8, Stand 8C01) do have stands.

On Monday Nokia is holding a Developer Day as part of the MWC App Planet. Keynote speakers include Purnima Kochikar (VP, Forum Nokia Developer Community), Rich Green (CTO, Nokia), Sebastian Nyström (VP, Application and Service Frameworks MS Technical Architecture, Nokia) and Brian Biniak (VP Ovi Publish, Nokia). Due to demand registration has now been closed, but further details are available on the Nokia Developer Day website.

Nokia has a number of speakers participating in the MWC seminar programme:

Date Time Venue Speaker & Topic
Monday,
February 14
14.00 – 15.30  Hall 5,
Auditorium 2
Mary McDowell, Executive Vice President, Mobile Phones, will participate in a panel entitled “Taking Apps to the Mass Market
Wednesday,
February 16
11.00 – 12.30 Hall 5,
Auditorium 1
Stephen Elop, President & CEO, will participate in a keynote panel entitled “Connecting the Dots – A 360° View on Consumer Electronics
Wednesday,
February 16
14:00 – 15:30  Hall 5,
Room 5
Rich Green, Senior Vice President & CTO, will participate in a panel entitled “Mobile Innovation: A Vision of 2020
Thursday,
February 17
09.30 – 11.00  Hall 5,
Room 6
Teppo Paavola, Vice President & General Manager, Mobile Financial Services will participate in a panel entitled “Mobile Money: Mobile Strategies for Financial Institutions

  
A summary of Nokia's MWC activities are available on the  Nokia website.
   

All About Symbian's MWC coverage

Rafe will be reporting live from MWC for All About Symbian and All About MeeGo. You'll be able to follow along on the site and via the Twitter accounts (@aas and @allaboutmeego). If you would like to arrange a meeting, demo or briefing please get in touch.

 

David Gilson for All About Symbian, 1st February 2011

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